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3 days in Miami - Car or bus/metro ?

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3 days in Miami - Car or bus/metro ?

Do I need a car to go around Miami, or are the buses and metro real convenient ? Will be there in Sept. Thanks!

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1. Re: 3 days in Miami - Car or bus/metro ?


I see you're from LA where everyone drives.

Let's start with some details -

Where is your hotel?

Are you coming here on business

or to relax by the sea

or to sightsee

or to visit family

or to power shop

or to explore the Everglades or the Keys

or something else entirely ? ? ?? ?

Your answer to these questions determines the answer to your transit needs.


Orange County...
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2. Re: 3 days in Miami - Car or bus/metro ?

Hi AG! I may be in Brickell-Downtown for the first 2 days, and then move closer to airport on the 3rd day so I have shuttle to airport. Or vice versa. Yup, I almost mentioned that I'm from LA (where the tire companies killed the Metro system back then). So far, I am thinking of seeing Miami Beach (South Beach?), Little Havana, and Wynwood Walls. More suggestions appreciated.

I guess if go to the Keys or Everglades, that's when I'll need a car ? What is there to do in the Keys aside from seeing more water ? I like culture, history, and that sort. Some art. No shopping. Thanks!

3. Re: 3 days in Miami - Car or bus/metro ?

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